180+

Startups Incubated

$45M+

Capital Raised

45+

Countries

$950K+

Perks

Enabling Growth Beyond Borders

Venture Development Institute (VDI) supports aspiring entrepreneurs by providing access to education, mentorship, and capital.

Creating Opportunities for Young Founders

Our Commitment to the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Through various initiatives, Venture Development Institute is facilitating the growth of Canada’s budding leaders, innovators, and social change-makers. 

We have taken strides toward achieving this goal through sponsorships of the QEC – Queen’s Entrepreneur’s Competition, UNB’s Apex in early 2022.

VDI Welcomes Ukrainian Entrepreneurs

VDI has created a special Startup Visa package to provide support to Ukrainian Founders who wish to develop innovative and scalable companies in Canada.

Interested in Entrepreneurship?

Educational programs for everyone with aspirations, ideas and inquisitiveness. Cultivating a community of Entrepreneurs through experience, knowledge and expertise

STARTUP VISA​

PROGRAM​ (SUV)

Our program will help entrepreneurs solve problems commonly associated with running a Start-up by providing workspace, seed funding, mentoring, and training.

FUNDAMENTALS​

OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
An online program designed for international students to enhance entrepreneurial skills and gain an opportunity to raise $200K to $300K in funding.

INVESTMENT​

READINESS PROGRAM

Our 8-week program helps startups understand what it takes to make a compelling investment case and raise funding from Seed Stage VC’s, Angels and other investors.

GRADE 8-12​

YOUTH PROGRAM

An educational program designed for children from all age groups to unearth entrepreneurial skills and add value to society.

Discover • Innovate • Grow

VentureOS

Become a VentureOS member and join a powerful entrepreneurship platform that supports individuals, startups, and corporations. We offer exclusive discounts on the necessary tools, software, and resources to innovate and grow your brand. Leverage the expertise from our network of industry-leading mentors to accelerate your business.

Our Portfolio of 180+ Startups, 45+ Countries, $45M+ in Capital Raised